Saturday, February 20, 2016

Gone With The Wind Museum

Yesterday, Dad was off from work, so he took Mom to the Gone With The Wind Museum in Cleburne, TX.   Mom has always liked the movie and thought it would be fun to visit this small museum.
The museum.
Outside Mural

Mural on side of building.

Another mural.

Close-up of Mural.
 When you enter the building, you are in a very small room where you sign the guest book and pay the $7 admission fee.  You then enter through double doors that were created to look like Tara, the house that Scarlett loved so much.

The museum is mainly made up of collectibles, but there are a few original costume pieces.  Mom was most interested in those.

Painting of Scarlett.

Hat worn by Vivien Leigh who played Scarlett.

Another hat that Vivien Leigh wore.

Yep, that is toilet paper and a toilet seat.

The famous dress worn by Scarlett.  It is not the original though.

This chair was in the movie.

Re-creation of Scarlett's wedding dress.

Worn by Vivien Leigh.

Worn by the actress who played Belle. She was Rhett's "friend".

Worn by the actress who played Melanie.

Worn by the actress who played Bonnie Blue.

Chair was in the movie.  It is in the last scene where Rhett tells Scarlett he doesn't give a damn.

Dolls

Call sheet with the actors and actresses names.

The tree is decorated with ornaments in a Gone With The Wind theme.


The movie plays continuously in the theater room.
 Mom took a lot more pictures, but they didn't turn out.  They were blurry.

The folks liked the museum.  A person probably could spend hours looking at everything. 

Mom would like to visit the museum in Georgia some day.

Joey,
The Greyhound Who Thought Gone With The Wind Was About Racing



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